Meghan Markle's Lawyer Refutes Claims That She's a "Difficult Boss" in New BBC Documentary

Meghan Markle’s lawyer has spoken out about claims that she was a “difficult boss” while working as a senior member of the royal family. Speaking in the BBC’s new two-part documentary, The Princes and the Press, the Duchess of Sussex’s lawyer Jenny Afia refuted the allegations, saying, per People, “This narrative that no one could work for the Duchess of Sussex, that she was too difficult or demanding a boss, and that everyone had to leave, is just not true.”

She reportedly spoke further in a trailer for Part 2 of the documentary (airing on November 29), saying “the overall allegation is that the Duchess of Sussex is guilty of bullying” and clarifying that she is “absolutely not.”

Bullying allegations against Meghan were published by The Times in March 2021, just days before her and Prince Harry’s sit-down interview with Oprah. The Sussexes’ rep denied the allegations in a statement to The Times, saying, “Let’s just call this what it is—a calculated smear campaign based on misleading and harmful misinformation. We are disappointed to see this defamatory portrayal of the Duchess of Sussex given credibility by a media outlet.” They added, “It’s no coincidence that distorted several-year-old accusations aimed at undermining the Duchess are being briefed to the British media shortly before she and the Duke are due to speak openly and honestly about their experience of recent years.”

Duchess Meghan’s spokesperson also issued a statement in response, via royal reporter Omid Scobie:

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